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Park University

8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, MO

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Park University is a nonprofit private institution located in Parkville, Missouri and provides a large number of program options for students. Park University has an annual student enrollment of over twelve thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Park University offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. The majority of students at Park University scored in a range of 19 to 25 on the ACT. 76% of students that apply are accepted to this school, of which 43 percent choose to attend.

The cost of tuition is close to $10,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $3,900 per year. Some students at Park University may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
  • Golf (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)

Students can visit the website to see a complete list of programs offered, admissions information, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Park University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Park University is around 12,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 91% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $11,000-$13,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $370 to $440 per unit
  • The estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is around $9,900, which includes nineteen meals provided per week

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$7,509
Receiving Student Loans62%$5,303
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Park University may offer services like:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Park University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 43%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years27%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years11%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1994)
  • English Language Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (since 2013)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Park University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (American Midwest Conference)
  • Basketball (American Midwest Conference)
  • Track and Field (American Midwest Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Park University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

    English Language and Literature

    Foreign Languages and Literature

    Health and Clinical Professions

    History

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Park University for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    40.38%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    90%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    17:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    76

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $4,263